Pro Kabaddi League: Players to watch out for

U Mumba - Shabeer Bapu (orange jersey)It is difficult to select one player from the star-studded U Mumba side. But Shabeer Bapu's raiding abilities will again be crucial for the Mumbai-based team if they are to retain the PKL trophy. Photo: Sandeep Saxena
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Patna Pirates: Sandeep Narwal (green jersey)When Sandeep Narwal gets going, there is no stopping him. Patna made a late come-back in PKL Season 2 riding on Narwal's raids and this time around, they would want their captain up and running from game one. Watch out for his high jumps and super raids. Photo: K. Murali Kumar
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Bengal Warriors: Jang Kun Lee (blue jersey)Bengal Warriors would want their South Korean raider Lee to hunt down the opposition defenders, if they are to improve from their low league position in PKL season 2. In the 25 matches he has played so far, he has secured a mammoth 103 raid points. Photo: K Murali Kumar
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Bengaluru Bulls: Surjeet Narwal (right)The Bulls are this year's underdogs, having lost most of their stars to rival teams. But they did manage to rope in raider Surjeet Narwal and the team's performances will hinge on how well the former Delhi man can handle the pressure. Photo: Special Arrangement
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Dabang Delhi: Kashiling Adake (red jersey)Adake is one of the best raiders in the country and showed his class last season. His raids, along with Ravinder Pahal's tackles, will make Delhi a strong side in PKL season 3 Photo: R. V. Moorthy
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Puneri Paltan: Manjeet Chhillar (left)Manjeet was the best all-rounder in the league for two seasons and was highly influential in guiding his team Bengaluru Bulls to the final. Now he will be hoping to do the same magic for under-performers Puneri Paltan. Photo: Sandeep Saxena
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Telugu Titans: Rahul Chaudhary (yellow jersey)The young and dynamic captain of Telugu Titans will be geared up for yet another season of raids. On his day, the raider can bulldoze any defence with his power and agility. Watch out for the attacking trio of Rahul Chaudhary, Mehraj Sheykh and Sukesh Hegde. Photo: PTI
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Jaipur Pink Panthers: Rohit Rana (pink jersey with the black scarf)Jaipur's success will rely heavily on how well they can defend. Rana will again be their main tackler with skipper Navneet Gautam in support. Photo: PTI
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